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December 8, 2012
Cricket Australia Chairman's XI 439 for 6 dec (Henry 207*, Maxwell 91) drew with Sri Lankans 396 for 6 (Dilshan 101, Prasanna Jayawardene 71, Chandimal 57)
Cricket Australia Chairman's XI and Sri Lankans played out a draw at the Manuka Oval in Canberra. Just 31 overs were bowled today and the visitors finished on 396 for 6. They added 120 runs on the day, with Prasanna Jayawardene and Dinesh Chandimal scoring half-centuries. The pair added 110 for the fifth wicket in 27 overs. Both fell before the close. Sri Lanka's batsmen, though, had begun their tour on a positive note, with three half-centuries and a century in response to CA Chairman's XI's 439. The game ended by mutual agreement between the captains.
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